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Division of Research


GNLU-SJVN Fellowship

(Hydro Power Development and Environment Laws)


Gujarat National Law University in partnership with SJVN Limited has undertaken a unique initiative and established a research fellowship named as Gujarat National Law University - SJVN Limited Fellowship in the area of Hydro Power Development and Environment and Rehabilitation & Resettlement (R&R) Laws (the GNLU-SJVN Fellowship).This is in line with GNLU’s constant endeavor to identify contemporary legal and other legal issues faced by our country.

About SJVN Limited

SJVN is a joint venture between Government of India and Himachal Pradesh as a mini ratna and schedule 'A' CPSU under the Ministry of Power of the Government of India. The company, established in 1988, is emerging as a major hydroelectric producer in the country. Currently, the authorized capital of SJVN is Rs.7000 crores.


The establishment of the research fellowship in GNLU will enable delivery of highly skilled, expert and time bound research inputs focusing on various challenging and emerging legal issues associated with hydro power development and environment laws. To create and maintain quality intellectual capital through education, research, extension, and training for the students, professionals, research scholars, academicians and other stakeholders.

Aims and Objectives

Long Term :
Capacity creation and maintenance in Hydro Power Development and Environment and R&R Laws by extension, training, research and awareness through a multidisciplinary approach.
  • Development of suitable academic programs in Hydropower and Environment and R&R Laws to provide education, research and training.
  • Providing a framework for analyzing the impact of Hydropower Generation on Environment in development initiatives in the country.
  • Dissemination of knowledge and information through outreach programmes.

    Faculty Supervisor:

    Niyati Pandey, Assistant Professor of Law

    Research Associate:

    Khushboo Maheshwari, Research Associate in GNLU-SJVN Fellowship

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    Last Updated: 12-10-2017.